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1 ABEL, Richard, ed. LEWIS, Philip S.C., ed. Lawyers in Society, Volume One : The Common Law World. First Edition in dustjacket.
University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles, 1988, ISBN:0520056035 
ABEL, Richard, and Philip S.C. Lewis, eds. Lawyers in Society, Volume One :The Common Law World. Edted by Richard L. Abel and Philip S.C. Lewis. Berk eley / Los Angeles / London : University of California Press, (1988). FirstPrinting. Pp. (4),v-xii,1-399,(3). 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to s pine. Includes edited papers from a conference held in Bellagio, Italy, July 16-21, 1984. "The legal profession is one of the most discussed and leastunderstood occupational categories in contemporary society. Are there too many lawyers wasting human resources and hampering political and economic activity, or are there too few to provide adequate representation for all? Does a career in law permit social mobility or has the profession remained apreserve of privilege? The essays in this volume offer readers inside and outside the legal system a solid sociological foundation for addressing these questions and many others." - from the dustjacket. Contents: 1. Introduction by Philip S.C. Lewis; 2. England and Wales: A Comparison of the Professional Projects of Barristers and Solicitors (by Richard L. Abel); 3. The Legal Profession in Scotland: An Endangered Species or a Problem Case for Market Theory? (by Alan A. Paterson); 4. Canadian Lawyers: A Peculiar Professionalism (by Harry W. Arthurs, Richard Weisman, and Frederick H. Zemans); 5. United States: The Contradictions of Professionalism (by Richard L. Abel); 6. The Australian Legal Profession: From Provincial Family Firms to Multinationals (by David Weisbrot); 7. New Zealand Lawyers: From Colonial GPs tothe Servants of Capital (by Georgina Murray); 8. Past and Present: A Socio logical Portrait of the Indian Legal Profession (by J.S. Gandhi). Very goodin dustjacket. 60.00

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2 Aberdeen, Scotland] Aberdeen, Deeside, Ballater, Braemar, Ellon, Cruden Bay, and Stonehaven.
Valentine & Sons, Ltd., Dundee, 1905, 
[Aberdeen, Scotland]. Aberdeen, Deeside, Ballater, Braemar, Ellon, Cruden Bay, and Stonehaven. Dundee: Valentine & Sons, Ltd., [n.d. - early 1900s]. Pp. [32]. Illustrated. Double column. Oblong 8vo, gilt decorated green boards with tartan illustration to front. A pictorial representation of turn-of-the-century Aberdeen (and surrounding areas). Includes several dozen black-and-white photographs of various landmarks throughout the Scottish city. Covers detached from volume but present, spine heavily worn, some edgewear, small dampstain to top right corner of front board, else vg. 45.00

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3 ADAM, John HAY, George Aberbrothock Illustrated, Being the Round of Etchings in Miniature. With Historical and Topographical Notes by George Hay. inscribed by the author
T. Buncle, Arbroath, 1886, 
ADAM, John. Aberbrothock Illustrated, Being the Round of Etchings in Miniature. With Historical and Topographical Notes by George Hay. Arbroath : T. Buncle, 1886. Pp (6),[v]-x,[1]-86,(2),+ 124 pp of etchings. 8vo, golden brown cloth, gilt illustration to front board, gilt lettering to spine, top edge gilt, bevelled edges. Contents [Hay's Notes] : The Abbey; The Abbey to the Old Church; The High School to Hays Well; The Braeheads, Boulzie Hill, Newgate; Lower Part of High Street - Danger Point; The Harbour; Tuttle's Nookto Wormyhills; The Town House and Brothock Bridge; Almerieclose, Stobcross , and The Cemetery; Keppie and Cairnie; St. Vigeans; Seaton and Auchmithie;Redcastle, the Redhead, and Ethie; The Cliffs and Caves; The Bell Rock; On the Montrose Road; On the Lunan; Grange of Conan; Colliston Kinnell, Leysm illand Friockheim; Guthrie and Kirkden; The Elliot; Carmylie; Panbridge andBarry. Includes an etching of the Bell Rock Lighthouse (Plate 85). Wear to spine ends and corners, cloth rubbed and a bit darkened, inner hinges crac ked, penned gift inscription, else very good. Inscribed by the author : "Presented to David Grieve with the author's Compliments. 26th June 1898." 70.00

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4 AIKENS, Gwladys M. Rees Nurses in Battledress : The World War II story of a member of the Q. A. Reserves. First Edition.
Nimbus Publishing Ltd., Halifax, 1998, ISBN:1551093138 
AIKENS, Gwladys M. Rees. Nurses in Battledress. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing Ltd., (1998). First Printing. Pp. (8),ix-xv,(3),3-157,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, grey photo-illustrated card covers with red and black lettering tofront, black lettering to spine. [cover adds subtitle : The World War II s tory of a member of the Q. A. Reserves]. The World War II story of a memberof the Q. A. Reserve - Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service / Reserve, the nurses who often provided the first care for wounded soldie rs during the war. She also recounts her journey in 1942 aboard the SS Strathallan, travelling in a convoy from Scotland to the Mediterranean, when their vessel was torpedoed off the coast of Gibraltar. The author, a war bride who eventually came to Canada, married a native Nova Scotian, Robert L. Aikens. Very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 12.00

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5 AIKENS, Gwladys M. Rees Nurses in Battledress : The World War II story of a member of the Q. A. Reserves. Signed
Cymru Press, Halifax, 1998, ISBN:0968395007 
AIKENS, Gwladys M. Rees. Nurses in Battledress [cover adds subtitle : The World War II story of a member of the Q. A. Reserves]. (Halifax, Nova Scotia) : Cymru Press, (1998). Pp. (8),ix-xv,(3),3-157,(3). With 18 b&w photos and some maps in the text. 8vo, grey photo-illustrated cardcovers, black titles to spine. The World War II story of a member of the Q. A. Reserve - Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service / Reserve, the nurses who often provided the first care for wounded soldiers during the war. She also recounts her journey in 1942 aboard the SS Strathallan, travelling in a convoy from Scotland to the Mediterranean, when their vessel was torpedoed offthe coast of Gibraltar. Sections : U.K. 1941; Convoy; North Africa; Italy; U.K. 1945. The author, a war bride who eventually came to Canada, married a native Nova Scotian, Robert L. Aikens. Very good. Signed by the author onthe title page. 20.00

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Scottish Songs, Ballads, and Poems , AINSLIE, Hew
6 AINSLIE, Hew Scottish Songs, Ballads, and Poems
Redfield, 1855, 
AINSLIE, Hew. Scottish Songs, Ballads, and Poems. NY: Redfield, 1855. Pp. 216. Port. frontis with tissue guard. Small 8vo, dark green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Hinges cracked, foxing to endpapers, frontis & tissue guard, in addition to the first and last few leaves, title page with horizontal crease, head and tail of spine chipped, spine cloth faded, boards rubbed, corners bumped, else vg. 75.00

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7 Aitken, John Above the Tay Bridges.
John Aitken, 1986, ISBN:0950715727 
Aitken, John. Above the Tay Bridges. Montrose: The author, 1986. Pp 60. Illustrated with a map and numerous photos and drawings to text. 8vo, stapled illustrated card covers. "This book contains history, trade, matters of general interest in the river and includes numerous personal recollections by the author of his young days on and along the River Tay." -from the cover. The text is very well supported by illustrations. Very good. 25.00

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8 AITON, John. HENDERSON, Alexander). Life and Times of Alexander Henderson, giving a History of the Second Reformation of the Church of Scotland, and of the Covenanters, during the Reign of Charles I.
Fraser & Co., Edinburgh, 1836, 
(HENDERSON, Alexander). AITON, John. The Life and Times of Alexander Henderson, giving a History of the Second Reformation of the Church of Scotland, and of the Covenanters, during the Reign of Charles I. Edinburgh: Fraser & Co. North Bridge; Smith, Elder & Co. and H. Washbourne, London; and W. Curry, Jun. & Co., Dublin, MDCCCXXXVI [1836]. Pp. (4),[v]-xx,[1]-674, frontispiece, + 1 folded letter facsimile leaf. 8vo, contemporary grey paper coveredboards, greenish cloth spine, black lettered white paper label to spine. A biography of and survey of the contributions of the 17th-century Scottish theologian. Contents: 1. Youth of Henderson; 2. Origin and Early Progress of the Troubles in Scotland; 3. Book of Canons and Liturgy; 4. The Covenant;5. Hamilton's Commission; 6. Glasgow General Assembly; 7. Who Bgan the War in Scotland, the King or the Covenanters?; 8. The Solemn League and Covena nt; 9. Westminster Assembly; 10. Death of Henderson Front inner hinge broken, first signature loose but present, soiling to boards and endpapers, faint dampstaining to upper fore-corner, as is. Uncommon. 80.00

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9 ALEXANDER STEPHEN & SONS) Shipbuilding History 1750-1932. no dj.
Ed. J. Burrow & Co., 1932, 
(ALEXANDER STEPHEN & SONS). A Shipbuilding History 1750-1932: A Record of the Business founded, about 1750, by Alexander Stephen at Burghead, and subsequently carried on at Aberdeen, Arbroath, Dundee and Glasgow. L: Printed for Alexander Stephen & Sons Limited by Ed. J. Burrow & Co. Ltd., 1932. Pp 212 + advertising. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth.
A corporate history of the famous Linthouse firm, whose rise parallels that of the British shipbuilding industry itself: Founded in the age of sail (they built Scott's famous Terra Nova), they developed the ability to build fine steel-hulled steam- and motor ships, including vessels for the White Star and P & O lines. Chapters : 1. From Kinneddar to Dundee; 2. Kelvinhaugh and Dundee; 3. The Cruise of the Shenandoah; 4. Linthouse and Dundee; 5. The Dundee Whalers; 6. Linthouse 1900-1932; 7. Notable Associations; 8. Linthouse 1932; 9. Linthouse Engine and Boiler Works; 10. Steam, Motor, Auxiliary and Racing Yachts. With ship lists. Also over 80 pages of interesting illustrated advertising.
Spine faded, cloth slightly rubbed, owner's signature, else vg. 220.00

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10 ALEXANDER, William, Sir). GORDON, T.Crouther GORDON, T.Crouther MACKIE, J.D., Foreword STIRLING, Earl of Four Notable Scots
1960, 
(ALEXANDER, William, Sir). GORDON, T.Crouther. Four Notable Scots. Stirling: Eneas MacKay, (1960). Pp (4),5-131,(1). 8vo, blue cloth. Chapter 1 : The Versatile Earl of Stirling : Poet, Courtier, Coloniser. Pp 13-39. For Sir William Alexander (c1577-1640) see D.C. Harvey in DCB I:50-54. Foreword by John D. Mackie. Vg in dj. 25.00

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11 ALLEN, Richard MOFFAT, James) Complete Richard Allen, Volume Two : Skinhead Girls, Sorts, and Knuckle Girls. 1st pr.
S.T. Publishing, Argyll, 1993, ISBN:0951849751 
ALLEN, Richard. The Complete Richard Allen, Volume Two : Skinhead Girls, Sorts, and Knuckle Girls . (Argyll, Scotland: S.T. Publishing, 1993). First Printing. Pp. [1]-288. 8vo, illustrated pale card covers with white spine. An omnibus of three short pulp punk/skinhead-scene novels by Canadian-Australian James Moffat (written under pseudonym). The works under the Richard Allen moniker were among the most popular in this niche. Slight spine roll, else vg. 50.00

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12 ALLESCH, Jürgen, (ed.) Regional Development in Europe : Recent Initiatives and Experiences : Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Science Parks and Innovation Centres, held in Berlin, November 12-13, 1987
Walter de Gruyter, Berlin & New York , 1989, 
ALLESCH, Jürgen, (ed.). Regional Development in Europe : Recent Initiativesand Experiences : Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Sc ience Parks and Innovation Centres, held in Berlin, November 12-13, 1987. Berlin & New York : Walter de Gruyter, 1989. Pp (14),[1]-368,(2). 8vo. purple paper-covered boards. Partial contents: "Technical and Market Changes andRegional Development Potential" by Hans-Jurgen Ewers; The Science Paik Phe nomenon and Regional Development" by Pierre Laffitte; "European Community Regional Policy Developments" by T. Joseph Mulcahy; "Science Parks in Europe" by Pierre-Yves Tesse; "Regional Development Policy in Europe" by Dirk JanDekker; "Strategies of Regional Development in Europe and TIL Activity in the Context of an lnnovation-Oriented Regional Policy" by Antonio Pedinelli; "Regional Development Policies in the OECD Countries: Trends and Coments on Recent Developments" by Jean Paul de Gaudemar; "Strategic Management of Endogenous Regional Development Processes" by Alexander Gerybadze; "Innovation and National-Level Regional Development and Planning Policies in France" by Véronique Debisshop; "Recent Changes in the Policy Tools for the Development of Italy's Mezzogiorno" by Nino Novacco; "Local initiatives for the Promotion of Innovationin the Federal Republic of Germany"; by Hans Heuer; "The Development of Regional Technology Centres in Great Britain: An Overview and Progress Report in the Context of Technology Policy in the United Kingdom"; by David Croome and David Hardy; "Industrial Technological Complexes: A Case Study of Brazil"; by Marilia-Rosa Millan, Jacob Frenkel and J.G. Malcher; "Innovation-Oriented Policy on the Regional Level as Well as in Border Areas of Southern Germany"; by Holger Haldenwang; "Regional Development and Vocational Training"; by Maria Pierret; "Conceptualization of Technology Centres and Regional Venture Capital Funds in Conformity with the Market Conditions"; by Klaus-Dieter Otto"; "Models for the Creation of New Business Ventures in the Vicinity of Science Parks and Universities"; by Harry Nicholls; "Enterprise Creation in Italy: The Role of SPI"; by Giovanni de Felice and Claudio Fornari; "Mobilizing Higher Educational Institutions as a Source of New Technology Based Firms"; by Andrew J. Gould; "Dutch Spin-Off Companies as a Means for Successful International Technology Transfer: The Case of the University of Twente"; by Dick van Barnefeld; "Tecnopolis: Between International Tendencies and Regional Development"; by Umberto Bozzo; "Technology Transfer: Enhancing Scotland's Competitiveness"; by David Lightbody; "Lifelong Education and Training as Decisive Factors of Regional "Training for Innovation"- a Programme for Berlin's Industry"; by Dagmar Brodde;"Structural Changes in the Ruhr Area: Development Strategies in Promoting Innovations and Technology and Knowledge Transfer"; by Michael Morath; "Technology Based Économie Development in î Northern Ireland"; by Thomas B. Copestake; and many more. Very good 40.00

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13 Almanac Companion to the Almanac. M.DCC.LXI. 1761 The Tenth Edition.
Printed for T. Jefferys, London, 1760, 
(Almanac). A Companion to the Almanac. M.DCC.LXI. The Tenth Edition. London: Printed for T. Jefferys, [...], [1760]. Pp (4),[1]-25,(1),1-185,(1). Ill ustrated with 25 pages of Coats of Arms. Small 8vo, full brown calf. Of nautical interest : IV. The Royal Navy of Great Britain, with the Names of allthe Admirals, Captains, Masters, and Lieutenants, the Dates of their respe ctive Commissions, and the Pay of every Man on board (pp 129-151). Containing, I. Correct Lists of the Peers of Great Britain and Ireland, and of the British House of Commons; with their Places under the Government, Family Connections, and Places of residence. II. Lists of the Great Officers of State, Officers of the Household of his Majesty, D. Of York, the Princess Dowager, the Duke, &c. III. Officers belonging to all the public Offices in England, with their Business and Salaries; a copious List of the Army, the Field Officers, with their Pay, and where stationed. IV. The Royal Navy of Great Britain, with the Names of all the Admirals, Captains, Masters, and Lieutenants, the Dates of their respective Commissions, and the Pay of every Manon board. V. The trading Companies, Hospitals and Charities, with an Accou nt of their first Institutions. Also, The Establishment of Scotland : Peers, Baronets, Principal Officers of State, Judges, and Commissioners. The Establishment of Ireland : Peers and Baronets, Principal Officers of State, Judges and Commissioners. With the Arms of all the Peers of Great Britain andIreland, not to be met with in any other Book of this Kind. To which is ad ded, A Map of the Coast and Rivers of France, neatly engraved by Thomas Jefferys, Geographer to his Majesty. Heavy wear to calf, covers detached, foxed, LACKING MAP, penned name and numbers, else good only. As is. 100.00

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14 ANDERSON, Joseph, Lt.-Colonel Recollections of a Peninsular Veteran
Edward Arnold, London, 1913, 
ANDERSON, Joseph, Lt.-Colonel. Recollections of a Peninsular Veteran . L.: Edward Arnold, 1913. Pp. [i]-xiv,(2),[1]-299,(1), port. frontis. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering and borders to front and spine. The memoirs of theprominent Scottish military man, who later in life was in charge of the se cond penal colony on Norfolk Island, as well as the head of the 50th Regiment in India, before taking up residence in Australia after his retirement. Contents: 1. Early Experiences, 2. The Campaign of Maida, 3. In Egypt, 4. The El-Hamet Disaster, 5. The Battle of Talavera, 6. The Battle of Busaco, 7. The Lines of Torres Vedras, 8. The Lost Regimental Books, 9. The Battle of Fuentes d'Onoro, 10. In Scotland, 11. Voyage to Barbados (sailing across the Atlantic), 12. St. Vincent and Guadeloupe, 13. Dominica, 14. An AmusingDuel, 15. Chased By a Pirate (two captains, one drunk, and an encounter wi th a pirate ship in the Caribbean), 16. Life in Jamaica, 17. Home Again andMarried (with information on a dangerous voage across the Atlantic), 18. T o New South Wales, 19. Norfolk Island (with information on the trial and subsequent execution of 13 mutineers), 20. Sunday Services at Norfolk Island,21. Life at Norfolk Island, 22. Mangalore Cattle Station (including the wr eck of the Friendship), 23. On My Defence, 24. Ordered to Calcutta, 25. Life at Calcutta (including the wreck of the Ferguson), 26. At Moulmein, 27. Voyage Up the Ganges (with hardships and illness on board the vessel), 28. In Command at Cawnpore, 29. The Gwalior Campaign, 30. Wounded and Made Much Of, 31. Return to Cawnpore, 32. On Leave for Two Years (with a voyage to Cape Town), 33. Australia Once More, 34. Second Voyage to Calcutta (sailing back to India), 35. To Cawnpore and Back (including a river steamer voyage),36. India to Cape Town, 37. Return to England, 38. Farewell to the 50th Re giment. Very slightly cocked, nearly cracked between pp. 144-5, sparse light foxing, else vg. 200.00

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15 Anon. Amid Arctic Snows : A Story of Gospel Pioneers and their Work in Iceland, Lapland, and Lone Labrador. With Peeps at the Peoples of these Lands
John Ritchie, Publisher, Kilmarnock, Scotland , 1912, 
Anon. Amid Arctic Snows : A Story of Gospel Pioneers and their Work in Iceland, Lapland, and Lone Labrador. With Peeps at the Peoples of these Lands. Kilmarnock, Scotland : John Ritchie, Publisher, n.d. [1910s?]. Pp (8),[9]-103,(1),(8). Illustrated. Small 8vo, illustrated peach cloth, a.e.g. Not in O'Dea. Pp 73-103 on Labrador. Contents : Introduction; Peeps at Iceland - The Land and the People, Industries and Occupations, Early Days of Christianity; Peeps at Lapland - Peeps at the Lapps, The Religion of the Lapps, The Gospel in Lapland; Peeps at Faroe - Gospel Labours and Fruit; Lone Labrador- Peeps at the People, The Gospel's First Entrance, The First Mission Colo ny, Trials and Triumphs of Faith, Labrador and the Present Time. Bookplate,else a very good copy. 150.00

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16 ANSON, Peter F. Scots Fisherfolk. With Illustrations by the Author. First Edition in dustjacket
Published for The Saltire Society by the Banffshire Journal Ltd., Edinburgh, 1950, 1950 
ANSON, Peter F. Scots Fisherfolk. With Illustrations by the Author. (Edinburgh) : Published for The Saltire Society by the Banffshire Journal Ltd., 1950. First Edition. Pp (12),[1]-166,(2), frontispiece + 8 pp plates. Maps. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine.

Contents :
1. Scottish Sea Fisheries in the Past.
2. The Social Background of the Fisher Folk.
3. Religion and Superstitions.
4. The East Coast.
5. Orkneys and Shetlands.
6. The WestCoast—Mainland and Islands.
7. Methods of Fishing—Trawling, Drift Net, Ins hore, etc.
8. Fishing Vessels—Old and New. Maps;
Comparative Statistical Tables for 1938 and 1948;
Bibliography;
Details of Old Types of Scottish Fishing Vessels.

Edges sunned, dent to bottom edge of back cover, else very good in rubbed and chipped, but unclipped, dustjacket. 45.00

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17 APPERLEY, J.C. Nimrod's Hunting Tour in Scotland and the North of England; wit the Table-talk of Distinguished Sporting Characters and Anecdotes of Masters of Hounds, Crack Riders, and Celebrated Amateur Dragsmen.
London, Manchester and New York : George Routledge and Sons, Limited, London, Manchester and New York : George Routledge and Sons, Limited, 1895, 
APPERLEY, J.C. Nimrod's Hunting Tour in Scotland and the North of England; wit the Table-talk of Distinguished Sporting Characters and Anecdotes of Masters of Hounds, Crack Riders, and Celebrated Amateur Dragsmen. London, Manchester and New York : George Routledge and Sons, Limited, n.d. [1890s?]. Pp (4),[1]-299,(1). Index. 8vo, illustrated cream paper covered boards. A volume in Routledge's Sporting Novels series. Cover title : Nimrod's NorthernTour. Spine partly detached, boards nearly detached, heavy wear to spine a nd boards, overall a poor, reading copy only. As is. 35.00

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18 APT Bulletin CHARBONNEAU, A. SAUNDERS, I.J. TURNER, S.L. APT : Bulletin of the Association for Preservation Technology, Vol. 12, No.3. 1980
Association for Preservation Technology APT, Ottawa, 1980, 
(APT Bulletin). APT : Bulletin of the Association for Preservation Technology, Vol. XII, No. 3, 1980. (Ottawa : APT, 1980). Pp [1]-156. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated white card covers, lettered in black. Contents : Letter to Editor: re timber construction (by R. Irving); Letter to Editor: ve reproducing cast iron balustrades (by J.S. Howell and J. Lauder); Letter to Editor: re book review (by M/. Denhez); Letter to Editor: re wall construction (by T. Ritchie); Letter to Editor: re documentary notes (by V.O. Ridout); Architectural Trompe-l'oeil in Quebec Around 1900 (by J. Bland); Preservation Comes of Age From Williamsburg to the National Trust, 1926-1949 (by C.B. Hosmer Jr.); Plantation Papers as a Source for Landscape Documentation and Interpretation: The Thomas Butler Papers (by S.L. Turner); A History of the Tunnel Kiln and Other Kilns for Burning Bricks (by T. Ritchie); Positive Evidence: Using Photographs as Documents in Structural History (by M. Archibald); Documentary msearen for Scotland's "Buildings in the Countryside Survey" (by N.G. Allen); Notes sur la maçonneine de deux edifices militaires construits à Quebec au milieu du XIXe siècle (par A. Charbonneau0; The GraduateProgram in Public Historical Studies, University of California, Santa Barb ara (by C.W. Pursell, Jr.); The Restoration of Government House, Regina, Saskatehewan: An Historian's Perspective .(by I.J. Saunders). Very good. 30.00

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19 ARCHIBALD, Malcolm Across the Pond : Chapters from the Atlantic. pbk.
Whittles, Caithness, 2001, ISBN:1870325338 
ARCHIBALD, Malcolm. Across the Pond : Chapters from the Atlantic. (Caithness, Scotland): Whittles Publishing, (2001). Pp 192 + 3 p. of plates and 1 map. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers. "Here is a rich blend of adventure, heroism and danger - man's encounters with the mighty Atlantic." - from the rear cover. Very good. 22.00

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Sixpence for the Wind : A Knot of Nautical Folklore. First Edition, ARCHIBALD, Malcolm ADAMS, Sarah Jane
20 ARCHIBALD, Malcolm ADAMS, Sarah Jane Sixpence for the Wind : A Knot of Nautical Folklore. First Edition
Whittles Publishing, Caithness, Scotland, 1999, ISBN:1870325575 1999 1870325575 / 9781870325578 
ARCHIBALD, Malcolm. Sixpence for the Wind : A Knot of Nautical Folklore. With pen and ink drawings by Sarah Jane Adams. (Latheronwheel, Caithness, Scotland) : Whittles Publishing, (1999). First Edition. Pp. (3),iv-viii,(2),3-143,(1). Illustrated. 8vo,art-illustrated blue card covers with grey spine.

"Sixpence for the Wind is an introduction to the hugely untapped field of sea lore, the collected wisdom amd superstition of seafarers

A creator of colourful characters, seafaring has a vast and fascinating history where every voyage could be an adventure. Sixpence for the Wind captures a fragment of that character and adventure, and records some or the fast-fading knowledge. The sea has always contained an element of mystery, from the beckoning horizon to the wonder of the creatures beneath the waves. Man has created monsters from the unknown, and gods from the dark recesses of his own mind. Some lie within the pages of Sixpence for the Wind, waiting to reveal their secrets." - from the rear cover.

Contents :
Introduction.
1. Brass Monkeys and Swinging Cats.
2. The Non-existent.
3. Sea Monsters.
4. The Pirates.
5. Famous Ships.
6. Mermaids.
7. Nicknames.
8. Women at Sea.
9. Neptune, Nereids and a Master Carpenter.
10. The Greenlandsmen.
11. Pressing Jack.
12. The Survivors.
13. Fighting Seamen.
14. Fast Ships.
15. The Explorers.
16. Ghostly Ships and the Devil Sea.
17. Stormy Places.
18. The Superstitious Seaman.
19. Blood Boats and Bucko Mates.
20. Drink and the Seaman.
Glossary.

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